Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was conceived in Los Angeles, California, to maker/screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and chief Stephen Gyllenhaal. He is the sibling of on-screen character Maggie Gyllenhaal, who played his sister in Donnie Darko – Karanlik yolculuk (2001). His adoptive parent is entertainer Jamie Lee Curtis. His mom is from a Jewish family, and his dad’s lineage incorporates Swedish, English and Swiss-German.
At eleven years old, Gyllenhaal made his film debut in the satire playing Billy Crystal’s character’s child. He had an effect in different movies in the late 1990s and mid 2000s, in movies, for example, the period show his achievement execution, and as the title job in the thrill ride for which he got an Independent Spirit Award designation for Best Actor, playing a mentally pained young person. He pursued this with jobs incorporating a wide range of types, including the satire film, the Disney lighthearted comedy inverse Jennifer Aniston in another Sundance top pick, The Good Girl (2002), as a young fellow lamenting the passing of his life partner in.